Arsenal Ready To Beat Liverpool To Sign This £11m Empoli Midfielder

As Wenger has confirmed the departure of Arteta, Rosicky and Flamini, the French manager will be looking to fill the void in the coming transfer window.

Reports suggest that, Arsenal want to sign Liverpool target Riccardo Saponara who currently plays for Empoli.

The 24-year-old Italian midfielder had an impressive 2015-16 season as he helped his side to finish 10th on the Serie A table. Furthermore, he scored 5 goals and recorded 7 assists to his name.

According to Italian football expert Gianluca Di Marzio, Arsenal are ready to offer £11.6m to secure the midfielder of Premier League rivals Liverpool.

Furthermore, Jurgen Klopp has also been linked with a move for Saponara’s midfield teammate Piotr Zielinski in recent days ahead of a potential £11m transfer to Anfield.

Written by Swapnil Bhopatkar

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